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, steve, through his friends, i guess he was anticipating testifying but now he believes it will be a media circus so he likely won't. >> he's got to do it. but the larger question is remember this all started with this, you know, general allen got an e-mail from somebody and sent it on and said what's going on with this? ten a local field -- oh, there's general allen right there. and then a local field officer down in tampa amped this up. lawmakers in washington want to know how a conflict between two private people morphed into an examination of the e-mail records of two of the most powerful people in the military? how did that happen? sounds like the fbi got ahead of itself, doesn't it? there will be an investigation. >> tons of unanswered questions. let me give you your headline for wednesday. the new york power company who still can't figure out how to restore electricity to new york is losing its leader now. he plans to step down as the ceo at the end of the he. he and several others were the subject of major scrutiny weeks after super storm sandy hit. they have als
strategist steve schmidt, presidential historian doris kearns goodwin, nbc's political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd, and the "washington post's" bob woodward. >> announcer: from nbc news in washington, the world's longest-running television program, this is "meet the press." with david gregory. >> and good sunday morning. the newly re-elected president's message on friday, get back to work. but the focus of that work and on that work is now overshadowed by friday afternoon's resignation of cia director david petraeus, which sent as you know shock waves through washington. new details emerging now this weekend about the fbi investigation that led to the discovery of what officials believe was an extramarital affair between petraeus and his biographer, paula broadwell. and of course so many questions about where this goes from here. joining me now for the latest on this developing story, the "washington post's" bob woodward and our own chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell who broke the story as i mentioned on friday. so andrea, here we are on sunday
conflicts, the vietnam war. national correspondent steve centanni is live for us in washington. steve? >> hi, harris, at the vietnam memorial today, he said each soldier who served in vietnam includes himself, came home a changed person n a lesser ways, a visit to the vietnam memorial can also change a person, i was there today. everybody has a vietnam memorial on the list of places to visit when they come to washington and very few realize the emotional impact once they get here. the somber lines of people filing past the black granite walls, the names, 58,000 names carved in the wall, you can reach out and touch it and feel it and see your reflection in the shine i black surface, as if to reflect on the war and its impact on american history. a lot of raw emotion here as people remember their loved ones and they leave lists of people they leave little letters, in one case, a 12-pack of beer must have been the favorite of this particular serviceman, leave american flags and notices and letters, a personal connection people have to the names carved in this wall it's not just a monument, it's
into is misidentifying the reasons that they lose. >> yesterday, steve schmidt took up the cry against the conservative entertainment complex. >> too many swing voters in the country, when you hear conservative, they think of wombs and wackos. we gave up five u.s. senate seats in the last election cycle by people who were just out there. completely extreme. manifestly unprepared for the offices that they are running for. our elected leaders are scared to death of the conservative entire at the same time complex, the shrill and divisive voices, rejecting the social extremism of the republican party on issue after issue. >> one of the leading lights of the conservative entertainment complex, talk radio host laura ingram told politico blaming talk radio for the problems in the gop elite is hilarious and typical of people who want to continue to get paid to give bad advice to campaigns. right wing anti tax, anti government crusader grover norquist believes there is exactly one person to blame for the republican defeat and it is not rush limbaugh. >> we just had an election, and the house of representatives
republican votes on this. and the deal he wants to avoid the fiscal cliff. live from capitol hill, steve handelsman, news4. >>> steve, thank you. now, for more on the scandal involving the former cia director, nbc's pete williams joins us now. there's so many developments in so many different directions in this story. what's happened today? >> well, today we learned general petraeus will in fact testify before the senate about what happened in benghazi. it will be in a closed session. we're told actually he volunteered to do it. the senate said they wanted to hear from him, but his friends say he called the cia, called his associates there and said i do want to testify. today the director of the fbi and his deputy director went up and talked to some members of congress about why the fbi did not inform them or the white house, while this investigation was still going on. the fbi insisted from the beginning that there are clear rules about when you tell other people what you're finding out in the middle of an investigation. they said that involves only intelligence activities, and that the
with us, republican strategist steve schmidt and newly elected democratic congressman from texas, joaquin castro who just happens to have a twin brother who is the mayor of san antonio. oh, my god. >> call him later today. >> not call the mayor, the joke and whole fun with the split screen that will be done never that will get old never. no just fascinating. great to have you here. congratulations on your election. a lot to get to. chuck todd, let's start with this scandal about general petraeus. within this white house this had to be something that really took them by surprise but then there was a big question does he need to resign? >> it really did. the president did take -- they didn't want to fill this step. it was funny to watch so many fairly high-level white housers on friday didn't know why what was going on. didn't know this whole -- i mean, the president it was a tight circle of people that knew specific reasons and going down that road. this suspect an opening they wanted to fill. they have plenty of openings they wanted to fill, particularly on the national security team. >>
dishim. steve kornacki co-host of "the cycle." karen finney, and msnbc contributor perry bacon political editor for thegrio.com. steve, here is the story everyone is talking about today. the gop's media cocoon it's called. it says that many republicans fear their party is trapped inside a self-selected media universe in which only their own views are reinforced and an alternate reality is reflected. now, coy hai could have told th that. what took them so long to wake up and smell the cool late and smell the coffee and get burned by their own tea party? >> i think it was two things. this is the first time things really didn't go their way politically. they decided we're going to oppose everything obama does, we're going to obstruct and be there to get power back when people say the economy has not improved. what happened was obama's approval rating came down fast in 2009. republicans had a great midterm in 2010, and so they could convince themselves for the last two years, the economy is not in great shape. we have already had these successes, we're going to win this election. all these p
and nobody knows how this will end. joining me now, steve kornacki and krystal ball, co-hosts of "the cycle" on msnbc. >> our guys, the upper echelon of the republican party, want to fashion themselves as members of the ruling class. we the country class are not in the ruling class. we're in a problem. >> steve, limbaugh is pointing to a big split in the party. where do you think this is going? is this a fight we're going to see rush and the establishment have? >> yeah. this is the problem for the republican party. that kind of a fight is probably good for rush limbaugh in terms of it gives him something to talk about, gives him status within the conservative movement. and it really allows him to rile up his audience, his base and say, i'm the voice of the pure conservative. it's this sellouts in the party establishment who were trying to get us to fold on our principles on what we believe on. rush throughout his career, he can go back two deck as and see them fighting george bush sr. on tax increases. he's done well defining himself as the voice of the pure party base. the party base likes
and the entire capitol hill family of staff of the passing of my dear friend and chief of staff steve vermilion. for nearly 25 years i have known steve as a friend, family man and committed public servant. my service in congress has been greatly enhanced by steve's invaluable advice and knowledge regarding all aspects of the legislative process. as a 17-year veteran of capitol hill, steve will be dealer missed by the capitol family for his warmth and his sense of service to this institution and our nation. steve began his service in the house of representatives in 1986, serving as communications director for then congressman bob livingston. he subsequently served as a legislative snippet for congressman james sensenbrenner, as chief of staff to former congressman lincoln diaz-balart, and my chief of staff. an avid and champion rover who, steve was recognized for his work throughout his years in congress with such distinction as the congressional staff leadership award and the congress allege hispanic leadership institute. steve demonstrated his commitment to service with great dignity these pas
steve jobs' war on competitors. >> positive start to stocks this morning. jane king is live at the new york stock exchange. good morning. >>> good morning. last week was the worst week for stocks since june. today starting out on a little positive note. light volume, bond market closed in observance of veterans day, stocking -- stocks are open, slightly higher across the board bloomberg index up half percent. remember how steve jobs vowed before his death last year to go thermo nuclear against rivals in patent disputes? that attitude appears to be changing many apple settles with hcc claiming -- [ unintelligible ] watch for a turn around attempt from the maker of blackberry after multiple delays, planning to unveil first of to blackberry smart tones the end of january. offering -- [ unintelligible ] [ inaudible ] >>> a lot of talk of holiday shopping. >> toys "r" us opening 8 p.m. thanksgiving day. >> your in a coma by then. >> how can you move and push people aside for all those deals. >> second dinner, dessert you have to shop to wear it off. i'm going shopping with you guys it is an
coast to coast. abc's steve osunsami with the surprising consequence of the storm. >> reporter: when those awful floodwaters from sandy came rushing through, flooding streets and swamping homes, what no one expected was the storm's surprising second hit. >> we all lost our cars. at the same time, we're all trying to get a car. it's a mad house. >> reporter: more than 250,000 personal vehicles were washed away by storm waters. today, used car dealerships are busy with storm victims and, adding insult to injury, prices are shooting up because of the storm. >> we're expecting to see higher prices of $700 to $1,000 per vehicle. >> reporter: for every six people who walk into this used car dealership on staten island to buy a car, five of them lost cars to the storm. michelle and thomas lupari just bought a used minivan that can came with 70,000 miles. >> i need a car. i have to go to work tomorrow. so -- i'm kind of stuck. >> reporter: it was a happy moment -- >> sign the bottom. >> reporter: but costly, too. >> we were hoping to get something under $10,000, i winded up spending $13,000.
buildings are still without power or heat, and abc's steve osunsami went to find out why. >> reporter: we went climbing the long and dark stairs in redhook, brooklyn, at the new york city housing authority where thousands of family are living without heat and electricity. some of the 47,000 without power across the city. >> you just have to, well, pray and hope for the best. >> reporter: we found nia tarver and her family using steam from boiling water to keep warm. >> thank god my stove works. if we didn't have the stove, it -- i don't think i would stay here. >> reporter: the stove is what is keeping you warm? >> yeah. >> reporter: outside, long lines at the relief agencies for bread, blankets and suits. red cross agencies are here. families are entering their third week without power, and they want someone held accountable. >> we were left behind. that's all i can say. left behind. we, too, pay taxes. >> reporter: they worry there is no one rushing to restore the power here because they're poor. local power utilities say they have done their job, the power is here at the curb. the hous
ticket. but the pair is accused of scamming the real winner out of the jackpot. steve osunsami is here with the latest on that. >> here's why when you have a clerk check a lottery ticket to see if you won, you should sign it first and then ask for it back. two brothers scammed one of their customers out of a winning tick ticket. and then, tried to claim the prize. andy ashcar claims he bought that winning ticket himself, in 2006, at a syracuse convenience store where he worked. and then, waited six, long, years to split the money with his brother. >> i would hope that at some point in the last six years, he had been convinced that she did marry him for love. >> reporter: lottery officials say that was the first clue. love or not, no one waits that long to claim $5 million. >> $5 million. >> waited until now. >> reporter: but they put out a detailed press release anyway, hoping it would lead them to the winner. prosecutors are calling the brothers cheats and crooks, saying they swindled the ticket from a poor, old customer, authorities are calling john doe. a hard-working 49-year-old fa
as a federal holiday. steve centanni on one wounded warrior is getting much needed help that hits home. >> it's a homecoming marine sergeant john peck never expected. a motorcycle motorcade. speeches. giant flags. and the keys to a brand new house paid for by two benefactors. the stephan siler tunnel to towers foundation named in honor of a 9/11 first spawnder and gary sinise foundation created by the actor and veterans advocate. sergeant peck very nearly gave his life to our country. suffering injuries in iraq and afghanistan and came home was a quadruple amputee. >> i real delay not find myself a hero. i find the people who did not come back. >> and peck paid tribute to one marine buddy in particular. >> he was one of the strongest marines i have ever met. and to this day, i miss him dearly. >> along with his mother lisa, a wounded warrior herself. john peck comes home to a 25 square foot smart house built especially with him in mind. this house is full of high tech features to make it more accessible for sergeant peck. for instance, this switch here you just push it down or do it on your i
steve boylen, joins us from kansas city. appreciate you being with us. is there a connection between benghazi and the sex scandal? >> no, geraldo. there isn't. good to talk with you again, unfortunately under these circumstances, but in my initial contact with david petraeus, he informed me that there was no connection whatsoever between what happened with his affair which ended about four months ago, by the way, and the white house which he had a great working relationship and benghazi or anything else, for that matter. he told me that it was a poor judgment, bad decision, and just a lacook of discipline on his part, that he deeply regrets for many, many reasons. many of them start with his family, how much he's hurt them, losing the job that he felt that he loved more than anything else as far as his professional side right now, a great job, and working with a great group of people at the cia. >> when did the affair start? did it start as has been reported in afghanistan when she was interviewing him there for her variousf reports? >> no. those are inaccurate reports, at least base
photos from an fbi agent are now playing into this scandal. steve? >> put that one last, jim. since it is but clearly the least important. general john allen, u.s. commander in afghanistan, is not over there tonight. coincidencely, he is here in washington for hearings that had been scheduled tomorrow on what allen still hopes will be his next job. he is just in time for his reputation to be called into question. general john allen, u.s. commander in afghanistan, was on track to be nato commander until disclosure that he is under investigation by the pentagon. jill kelley, a socialite in tampa and general allen allegedly exchanged e-mails and documents suspected of being inappropriate. through a spokesman today, allen insisted there was no affair. kelley is the one whose complaints that she was getting harassing e-mails led the fbi to paula broadwell and the affair between broadwell and general david petraeus. unlike petraeus who has admitted inif i had sxelt resigned as director of the cia, allen got a vote of confidence today from president obama. >> he has faith in general allen.
the only thing bad about tomorrow's show clay walker wot be o it. >> steve: but he'll be on the after the show show which starts in 12 seconds. >> i know. i want to just stay for a couple of days. >> steve: let him stay. tune in tomorrow, see if he's here. so long. martha: thanks very much, you guys. we begin this morning with this fox news alert and we're getting new details now in the scandal that ended the career of cia director david petraeus. the fbi is investigating whether the general's mistress, paula broadwell, may have revealed classified information, information she only had because of her relationship with the general. that is the question they're asking. good morning, everybody. i'm martha maccallum in "america's newsroom.". >> i'm gregg jarrett in for bill hemmer. that information may contradict information that general petraeus gave to congress just days later. martha: doug luzader joins us live with this report from washington. good morning, doug. >> reporter: good morning, guys. at a very basic level this is the store of an affair between general da
of the august 15th cable where he was steve s said we can't stand a coordinated attack. i blame the president for making this a death trap. i blame the president for not having assets available to help these people for eight hours. we need a select committee not only to look at intelligence failures but how could the department of defense not help these poor people over eight hours. >> mike, you heard senator graham there. what's the administration's reaction to this? >> a lot of strong views. it is an issue that is not going away, especially after david petraeus, the former director of the cia testified in a closed door hearing on friday. senators, congressmen from both sides of the aisle came out. little doubt general petraeus thought almost immediately after the september 11th attacks that it resulted in the deaths of ambassador stevens and three other americans that it was terrorists involved here and it was not a spahn teenagerous event. and of course most notely a narrative was put forward by susan rice some five days after the attacks on "meet the press" and elsewhere. you heard lindse
with its own playbook for the lame duck session and the second term that lies ahead. here with me, steve elmdorf and michael steele, former republican chairman, both joining me now. first of all, what are we hearing from the speaker and bill kristol saying, well, you can maybe raise taxes on the rich. some of them live in hollywood anyway. >> it's like a new day in washington, right? >> this like the cement cracking around ronald reagan's feet, the first time he raised taxes. i remember when he said that. >> yes, exactly. well, i think the speaker, i think, is setting the tone, as you saw on the front page, above the fold in "the washington post," you know. call his caucus to task, saying he's got to get the nation's business done. and i think what he said implicitly and probably directly behind the door is, trust me on this. you know, i get it. i understand what we need to do. we're not going to sacrifice our principles and values, but we've got to get the nation's business done. and then when we have a bill kristol coming out and saying, you know, they're all rich guys who live out in
." during the gop primaries, steve colbert started his own super pac. it was a spoof, of course. with karl rove facing backlash from his donors, who expected a vastly different return on their investment in mitt romney and other republicans, colbert offered up a response to his own donors. >> karl is in big trouble. they're going to take his thumbs. and karl is almost all thumb. i took a lot of money for my super pac and my 501c-4 colbert super pac s-h-h, which stands for shh. okay? money from some anonymous scary donors. that's not pixilated. that's his face. listen, fellows, i didn't waste your money. running a super pac is expensive. i mean, we had legitimate costs. we had handling costs, and we had legal fees, and the biggest expense, almost $90,000 of it was for the commercials the super pac ran while i was kind of sort of running for president of south carolina. i wasn't even in charge of the super pac then. >> in his home state of south carolina, of course, colbert was at one point polling ahead of a legitimate candidate, jon huntsman. >>> next, people in the other -- over 30 states
. the price of used cars is now going through the roof. here's abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: for the thousands of families who now need to rebuild their homes after the storm, hurricane sandy's second act feels especially cruel. >> we all lost our cars at the same time we are all trying to get a car. it is a madhouse. >> reporter: many of these families lost their transportation. more than 250,000 personal vehicles were washed away by storm waters. today used car dealerships are busy with storm victims, adding insult to injury, prices are shooting up because of the storm. >> we are expecting to see higher prices of $700 to $1,000 per vehicle. >> reporter: for every six people who walk into the staten island used car dealership to buy a car, five lost their cars to the storm. mid -- michelle and thomas licari just bought a used minivan that came with 70,000 miles. >> we were hoping to get something for under $10,000. i wind up spending $13,000. >> reporter: it was a happy moment, but costly too. >> i need a car. i have off to go to work tomorrow. so -- i am planning to suffer
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. just rubbed some people up the wrong way. also talk that steve baumer is consolidating his grip on the business and steven sinofsky was talked about at one time as a potential ceo for the business. >>> one other story i want to focus on, i don't know how you guys do your thanksgiving dinner, increasingly the big box retailers hope will you have your meal and then go shopping. 8:00 is the opening time for a number of these big box retailers now on thursday as they try to get ahead of the big thanksgiving friday sales. they're expecting lackluster performance in retail sales this year, which is why a number of these businesses like walmart, toys "r" us and sears are opening their doors early late thursday evening. back to you. >> thanks, jeff. seriously? black friday/thursday night? i think i will choke on my turkey. >> we need some balance in our lives. but the economy needs the shoppers. >> whatever. thanks. still ahead on "way too early," steelers get a big win in overtime but what's the cost? well, big ben goes down with a serious shoulder injury. we'll have those highlights c
and the testimony concerning benghazi. steve bowlan joins us. i appreciate you being with us so is there a connection between benghazi and the sex scandal. no. there is not. it is good to talk with you again. unfortunately under these circumstances n. my general contact with david petraeus, he informed me that there was no connection what so ever with his affair that ended four months ago by the way, and the white house which he had a great working relationship, benghazi or anything else for that matter. it was a poor judgment and lack of discipline on his part and he deeply regrets for many reasons. starting with his family and how much he hurt them and losing the job that he felt he loved more than anything else in professional side and working with the great group of people in the cia. nwhen did the affair start. and did it starpt as report indeed afghanistan when she interviewing him >> those are inaccurate reports based on my discussions with him early on when this started to break a week ago last friday. he told me it started two ask half months ago after he was the direct
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